P.O. Box 2012

Walla Walla, WA 99362

http://www.steppincountry.com

Rings
Choreographed by Sue Halliday
Description:  32 count, beginner/intermediate partner/circle dance
Music:  Smoke Rings In The Dark by Gary Allan 116 bpm
Position:  Closed Position (Man facing LOD)
Start dancing on lyrics
ROCK, REPLACE, SHUFFLE, MAN ROCK, REPLACE, SHUFFLE/LADY STEP, PIVOT, ˝ TURN SHUFFLE
1-2      MAN: Rock forward left foot, recover to right
            LADY: Rock back right foot, replace forward on left foot
3&4    MAN: Triple in place left-right-left
            LADY: Triple in place right-left-right
5-6      MAN: Rock back right foot, replace forward on left foot
            LADY: Step forward left foot, turn ˝ right (weight on right foot)
            Man raises his left hand (lady's right) as she turns
7&8     MAN: Triple in place right-left-right
            LADY: ˝ Turn to the right shuffle in place left-right-left
            Man takes lady's left hand in his right hand (couples are now facing each other in a double hand position)
ROCK, REPLACE, SHUFFLE, MAN ROCK, REPLACE SHUFFLE/LADY STEP, PIVOT, SHUFFLE
9-10      MAN: Rock forward left foot, recover to right
             LADY: Rock back right foot, replace forward on left foot
11&12  MAN: Triple in place left-right-left
             LADY: Triple in place right-left-right
13-14   MAN: Rock back right foot, replace forward on left foot (slightly to left)
             LADY: Step forward left foot, turn ˝ right (weight on right foot)
             Man releases lady's right hand (couples are now facing LOD with lady's left hand in man's right
15&16  MAN: Shuffle forward right-left-right
             LADY: Shuffle forward left-right-left
WALK, WALK, SHUFFLE, STEP PIVOT, ˝ TURN SHUFFLE
17-18   MAN: Step left forward, step right forward
             LADY: Walk forward, right-left
19&20  MAN: Chassé forward left-right-left
             LADY: Shuffle forward right-left-right
             Release hands
21-22   MAN: Step right foot forward, turn ˝ left (weight on left foot)
             LADY: Step left foot forward, turn ˝ right (weight on right foot)
23&24  MAN: Shuffle ˝ turn to the left (right-left-right)
             LADY: Shuffle ˝ turn to the right (left-right-left)
ROCK, REPLACE, MAN SHUFFLE IN PLACE/LADY ˝ TURN TO THE LEFT SHUFFLE, MAN WALK, WALK, SHUFFLE/LADY BACK, BACK, SHUFFLE
             Man's right hand behind lady's back, lady's left hand behind man's back (lady's on top)
25-26   MAN: Rock back left foot, replace forward right foot
             LADY: Rock back right foot, replace forward left foot
27&28  MAN: Triple in place left-right-left
             LADY: Shuffle ˝ turn to the left-right-left-right
             Man takes lady's right hand in his left (couples are now in closed position)
29-30   MAN: Walk forward right-left, lady: step back left-right
31&32  MAN: Triple in place right-left-right
             LADY: Triple in place left-right-left
REPEAT